New poll shows the military is a bit divided over who should be the next president

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A new military poll of service members finds many already know who they want in the White House. The Military Times survey reveals nearly 27 percent of respondents back GOP front-runner Donald Trump.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders isn't far behind, pulling in about 22 percent.

The poll of 931 service members was conducted this month and included active-duty troops, reservists, and National Guard members.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz followed with about 17 percent of the vote, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton came in fourth, with just over 11 percent.

Trump has said he would "take care" of veterans during his stump speeches, though he has not fully elaborated on what that means.

But when broken down by service, the Army and Marine Corps had the highest level of support for Trump, while the survey reveals the Navy and Air Force tend to support Sanders.

(H/T The Daily Caller)

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